Shacham, Mordechai 1942-
Shacham, Mordechai 1942-
Born February 10, 1942 in Debrecen, Hungary; immigrated to Israel, 1957; son of Zoltan and Erzsebet Schwarczkopf; married Michal Givoni, September 14, 1962; children: Orit, Efrat (Pais), Ilan, Noga. Education: Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, B.Sc. (cum laude), 1969, D.Sc., 1973.
Home—Beer-Sheva, Israel. Office—Department of Chemical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva 84105, Israel; fax: 972-8-647-2916. E-mail—[email protected]
Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, teaching instructor, 1971-73; Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel, lecturer, 1974-77, senior lecturer, 1977-83, associate professor, 1983-89, professor, 1989—, department head, 1985-89, 1993-97. University of Connecticut, research associate and associate professor in residence, 1979-81, visiting professor, 1993; University of Michigan, visiting professor, 1990, 1992-93; University of Houston, postdoctoral fellow, 1973-74.
American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Society for Engineering Education, Israeli Institute of Chemical Engineers (president, 1990-92; honorary fellow).
CACHE Award for excellence in computing in chemical engineering education, Chemical Engineering Section, American Society for Engineering Education, 2000.
(With Michael B. Cutlip) Problem Solving in Chemical Engineering with Numerical Methods, Prentice Hall (Englewood Cliffs, NJ), 1999, revised edition published as Problem Solving in Chemical Engineering and Biochemical Engineering with Polymath, Excel, and MATLAB, 2006.
Contributor to numerous books, including Computer Applications to Chemical Engineering, edited by R. Squires and G.V. Reklaitis, American Chemical Society (Washington, DC), 1980; Modeling and Simulation in Engineering, Volume 3, edited by W.F. Ames and R. Vichnevetsky, Elsevier (New York, NY), 1983; Computers in Chemical Engineering Education, edited by B. Carnahan, CACHE Corp. (Austin, TX), 1996; and Lecture Series on Computer and Computational Sciences, edited by T. Simos and G. Maroulis, VSP International Science Publishers, 2004. Contributor to periodicals, including Chemical Engineering Science, Process Technology International, Technology International, Computer Journal, Advances in Chemical Engineering, Computers Chemical Engineering, Microprocessors and Microsystems, Computers and Education, Corrosion Reviews, and Chemical Engineering and Processing.
Mordechai Shacham once told CA: "In 1984, my friend Michael Cutlip and I published the first release of a computer program whose purpose was to help engineers and scientists carry out simple and complicated calculations while interacting with the computer. Using this program the engineer's responsibility is to describe the calculations he wants to carry out in mathematical terms, and the tedious and boring details of the calculations are carried out tirelessly, reliably, and accurately by the computer.
"Our book complements the software by demonstrating the use of modern design techniques in various areas that chemical engineers deal with. The first edition, which was published in 1999, represented the culmination of almost thirty years of effort to bring the design techniques up to date with the state of the art computational tools. This goal, however, is a "moving target." In order to realize the most benefits from computer use, engineering design techniques must also continue to evolve. Because of that my coauthor and I continued to update both the software and the book."
"Shacham, Mordechai 1942-." Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series. . Encyclopedia.com. (August 22, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/educational-magazines/shacham-mordechai-1942
"Shacham, Mordechai 1942-." Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series. . Retrieved August 22, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/educational-magazines/shacham-mordechai-1942
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.